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The CDA Institute is currently recruiting.

 

Research Communications Coordinator

In order to determine if you are right for our organization, please visit:  https://cdainstitute.ca/ to find out about our programmes, publications, and mandate. Since the CDA Institute has a small staff, we are looking for a well rounded individual that will bring new skills to the team and add capacity in a variety of ways. You are encouraged to be creative in connecting how your background could provide a good fit with our objectives, within and beyond what we have written down below as the main thrust of the job description.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Coordinate affiliated researchers (fellows and research clusters) in cooperation with the CDA Institute Associate Editors
  • Facilitate peer-review processes in cooperation with the CDA Institute Associate Editors
  • Outreach to potential new research contributors
  • Write occasional press releases & media advisories in cooperation with the Executive Director.
  • Coordinate newsletters and joint programming with the CDA member associations (list here: http://cdacanada.ca/who-we-are-2/member-associations-associations-membres/) – For clarity, please note that the CDA and the CDA Institute are two distinct organizations and legal entities. This hire may be reporting to both.

Secondary Responsibilities

  • Design infographics for communicating the most up-to-date defence and security research to the greater public in cooperation with affiliated researchers and the Executive Director.
  • Design and carry out online strategies for communicating the most up-to-date defence and security research to the greater public in cooperation with affiliated researchers and the executive director.
  • Develop social media and web content & coordinate with Operations Coordinator for publishing

Required Skills

  • Excellent English language writing skills
  • Experience with and access to design software (i.e. Adobe Create Suite or other) – a portfolio may be asked.
  • University education in a pertinent field: fine arts, design, communications, political science, economics, security studies, international relations, sociology, etc.
  • Demonstration of a multifaceted skill set: i.e. candidates with a fine arts and design background will be asked to demonstrate their interest and knowledge world politics / candidates with arts and science background will be tested on their design and communications skills

Additional Assets

  • Excellent French language skills
  • Creativity, direction, drive, and the ability to deliver with little supervision
  • Event design (i.e. expert panels)
  • Post-graduate education (especially with focus on international relations, international law, humanitarian work, and security)
  • Experience working with veterans and/or with the Canadian Armed Forces – familiarity with the defence and security sector
  • Profound care for and interest in the policies of Canada and our role in the world.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Please submit a short letter of intent and a copy of your CV no later than November 10, 2019 c/o Dr Youri Cormier, hr@cdainstitute.ca.

 

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